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Certification15 Our Rating

Based on the prize-winning novel by Monica Ali, this is the story of a beautiful young Bangladeshi woman who arrives in 1980s London, leaving behind her beloved sister and home, for an arranged marriage and a new life. Nazneen's mother always told her she was a survivor, but feeling trapped in a loveless relationship with her husband, the middle aged Chanu, she struggles to accept her lot, a situation not helped by the arrival of hot-headed young Karim. Set against the changing backdrop of multi find out more...

Certification12 Our Rating

Erin Gruwell is a teacher with strong ideals and a passion for education, but when she finds herself in the middle of a school riven by gang violence and racial segregation she initially struggles to hold onto her beliefs. It is from this seemingly untenable position that Erin begins to show her "un-teachable" students their own worth, encouraging them to share their stories and discover the world of others. Based upon the bestselling book ‘The Freedom Writers' Diary' this is an enjoyable, well find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Lucky grows up in a South African township in the post-apartheid era and is caught between the desire to go university and the lure of easy money from violent crime.
A decade on an we see him as a struggling taxi-driver before his transformation into a businessman who uses violence to reclaim inner-city Joburg tenement blocks from the drug-dealers and hookers who inhabit them and from the rich white slum landlords who own them. Thus the ambitious gangster realises an aim of the revolution find out more...

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Essentially an interacial love story betwixt two journalists set against the backdrop of The Truth and Reconciliation Commission in post-apartheid South Africa. There's enough dirt about police murders and torture in the apartheid state to keep whites squirming uncomfortably and enough healing and forgiveness to leave you feeling that race problems dissipate with a bit of a hug. Nevertheless Boorman is a skilled film maker and he manages the finer aspects of this well scripted movie without teet find out more...

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A generic, but nevertheless, reasonably good warts and all biopic of Christopher Wallace, aka Biggie Smalls, aka The Notorious B.I.G., from a drug dealing chilhood in a Brooklyn ghetto, through arrest, prison, his relationship problems, basic criminality and on to his success as a rap artist before his 1997 murder. find out more...